Join CPAWS on November 2 at Christ Church Cathedral Ottawa starting at 7PM for an evening with acclaimed author of national best sellers The Golden Spruce and The Tiger, John Vaillant for an incisive discussion of his new book, Fire Weather: the making of a beast and the unprecedented forest fire season witnessed in Canada in 2023. John will share insights into the reasons behind the catastrophic wildfire season and speak to some solutions, including the role conservation, including the establishment of parks and other protected areas, can play in preventing disastrous wildfires.